Monthly Archives: February 2010

Join Northwest Film Forum during our Spring Membership Drive!

Now is the perfect time to join or renew your Northwest Film Forum membership! During our Spring Membership Drive (Feb. 26 – Mar. 11), we are offering some special incentives in addition to the standard membership benefits. Join during the … Continue reading

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Local Sightings call for entries – lucky 13!

The 13th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival is now accepting entries. Entry Deadline is July 1 Local Sightings is our annual showcase of current narrative, documentary and experimental film by Northwest artists. The week long festival also features panel discussions, … Continue reading

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New Addition: Chan-wook Park’s Vengeance Trilogy

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUqnU9YF5eE] As a sort of alternative to the Oscar parties next weekend, here’s a new addition to our program for the spring: Pan Chan-Wook’s Vengeance Trilogy March 7, 2010 Co-Presented by Scarecrow Video Though he first gathered attention for his … Continue reading

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Red Riding is coming

There is some great buzz building for next week’s Red Riding Trilogy, three films from Britain that take place against the backdrop of the 1970s Yorkshire Ripper murders. Word is they are dark, suspenseful, and a definite film “event.” You’ll … Continue reading

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The spring calendar abounds

Take a peek at our spring calendar! How? The calendar is on the premises now, and if you are a member it has probably already been delivered, as usual, to your door. You can also, of course, view our cinematic … Continue reading

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Don’t miss it: “For the Love of Movies” this Thursday

Here’s something appreciators and students of film history will want to catch this week: For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism, playing Thursday, February 18 at 8pm, with director Gerald Peary in attendance. As the art … Continue reading

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Berlinale Keynotes

I ‘ve just come from a rather fascinating meeting of the minds, this year’s Berlinale Keynotes, a conversation around urban cinema and architecture. Panelists included architects Norman Foster | Foster+Partners, London and Wolf D. Prix | COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Vienn, filmmakers … Continue reading

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Update from team “Humpday”

‘Hump’ team in ‘Treatment’ Schardt will make feature directorial debut Joshua Leonard, Jennifer Maas and Steven Schardt — the team behind indie comedy “Humpday” — has come back together for “Treatment.” “Treatment,” penned by actor-writer Sean Nelson (“The Freebie”), centers … Continue reading

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Beautiful Darling Star Jeremiah Newton

“Candy says I’ve come to hate my body and all that it requires in this world” – Velvet Underground The real star of  Beautiful Darling James Rasin’s portrait of Warhol superstar Candy Darling, which screened this afternoon at the Berlinale, … Continue reading

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More on the restoration of “The Red Shoes”

Last night I was fortunate to be in the audience for The Red Shoes at Seattle Art Museum, where late director Michael Powell’s wife Thelma Schoonmaker was present to answer some questions about the film’s creation and restoration. She brought … Continue reading

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